2011 McBaine Competition

Watch the 2010-2011 McBaine Competition here!

The James Patterson McBaine Honors Competition is Boalt Hall’s venerable moot court competition and is open to all Boalt second- and third-year law students. Cases chosen for the competition involve cutting-edge issues of great public importance.

This year, we are proud to welcome Justice Sonia Sotomayor of the United States Supreme Court. Justice Sotomayor will be accompanied by two other distinguished jurists.

All pertinent information about this year’s Competition is available here. If you are participating or considering participating, you must read the Rules before you begin researching the case. For more information, please contact the 2010-11 McBaine Competition Directors Joe Rose and Jaclyn Setili(mailto:mcbaine.competition@gmail.com), or the Director of Appellate Programs, William Fernholz (mailto:wfernholz@law.berkeley.edu).

Rules for the 2010-2009 Competition (READ THESE FIRST!)
Frequently Asked Questions
Important Dates
Previous Competition Winners
Helpful Materials
Forbidden Cases
Side Preference Sheet
Photos of the Competition